Date added: 15 Apr 2015
On behalf of Ms Clare Brown:
Leonard R Foster, (known as Tone), born 1931.
Commenced 'Boy Service' in the RAF as a 16 year old entrant at Kirkham in 1947, for 18 months training.
1949 posted to RAF Benson.
Spent 3 years in the Middle East, Egypt, Jordan and Cyprus, as an Armament Fitter, then posted to RAF Leconfield, from where he was transferred to the reserves in 1957.
Tone had a lifelong interest in the RAF.
He was a member of the Kirkham Ex Boys and Armourer's Association.
Tone was a kind, considerate man, with a great sense of humour, always ready to help those in need and is greatly missed by family and friends.
Final posting to St Barbara , Patron Saint of Armourers, 2015.